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Tree Limb Recycling

Free mulch is no longer available for 2023 season at limb recycling events.

Residents are encouraged to recycle their tree limbs to reduce landfill use and provide valuable mulch. Limb chipping and free mulch are available for Westminster residents. 

MARCH-NOV: Open on the second Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to noon. (CLOSED DEC-FEB)
The wait to drop off limbs is always longest at the beginning of the event. To avoid the line, residents are encouraged to arrive later in the morning.
PLEASE NOTE NEW HOURS: Tree limb recycling will be closed beginning Dec. 2022 and reopening March 2023. Emergency tree limb recycling events will be held during closure months in the event of tree-damaging storms. The change in hours of operation is in response to low attendance during winter months and to preserve site conditions during the wet season. The Christmas Tree Recycling program will be unaffected by these changes.


Westminster residents only
Please bring proof of Westminster residency, such as a driver's license, Colorado I.D. showing Westminster address, utility bill, rent receipt or mortgage statement. No contractors.

What can you bring

  • Tree limbs can be any length, but must be less than 20 inches in diameter. Loads must be covered or tied down.
  • Shrubs are allowed if the root ball has been removed. 
  • No construction materials, bags of leaves or grass clippings.

Inclement weather
The limb recycling/mulch pickup could be closed due to inclement weather and excessive moisture. Check the event calendar for cancellation/rescheduling information.

Off-loading of tree limbs is self-serve.

When available, residents can pick up mulch on the second Saturday of the month while supplies last. Call 303-658-2192 for mulch availability. Mulch can be self-loaded into your containers, or staff can load mulch into the back of your pickup. The City is not liable for any vehicle damages while loading mulch.

10001 Alkire St. 
View a map of the location Please be aware that the hours listed on Google are not always accurate. Refer to the hours above for the most accurate information.

Tree Limb Recycling: contact Maggie LaGuardia, 303-658-2201 or mlaguard@westminsterco.gov.

Leaf and Pumpkin Recycling

Westminster residents can recycle bags of leaves and pumpkins on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 10001 Alkire St. from 8 a.m. to noon. Please bring leaves in bags; plastic bags will be emptied and returned to the resident, and compostable bags or paper bags can be put in the bin, as is. Staff is on-site to facilitate the event. No other debris is accepted in the leaf recycling bins. 

Pumpkins must be free of paint and decorations including candles. 

Please remember that branches are not allowed in the leaf pile, and can be dropped off in the limb pile only. 

Christmas Tree Recycling

Residents may recycle their Christmas trees at the lower parking lot of City Park Fitness Center (10475 Sheridan Blvd.). Please remove ornaments and plastic bags before disposal. 

Dates and Hours

December 25, 2022 to January 24, 2023

This lot is self-service, so the hours are flexible.


City Park Fitness Center lower parking lot, 10475 Sheridan Blvd.